Ancient Worship in Modern Times?
By Caleb Strom, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom Worship of the ancient pagan gods is on the rise in many parts
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The Statue of Zeus
By Jocelyn Hitchcock, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom What do we really know? It sounds like something straight out of the
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Pericles’ Funeral Oration
It is the close of the first year of the Peloponnesian war. Athens, no stranger to war, finds itself mourning
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Demeter’s Daughters: Women of the Thesmophoria
By Mary E. Naples, M.A. In the indigo light of the early morning, wearing white robes and carrying torches, the
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Troy: Fall of a City or Fall of Accuracy?
By Jocelyn Hitchcock, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom Once upon a time there was an epic 10-year war between austere and
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Alcoholism in the Greco-Roman World
By Dale Vernor, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom Binge drinking is nothing new. Gilgamesh, the semi-mythic Mesopotamian king who lived around
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When in Rome, Be Greek
By Jocelyn Hitchcock, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom Rome: a Mediterranean giant, known far and wide for its conquering and warfare…
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The Bloodless – but perhaps Most Clever – Greek Tragedy Ever Written
By Ben Potter and Anya Leonard Sophocles’ Philoctetes, first performed in 409 BC, isn’t a typical tragedy, certainly not in
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Was Ancient Greek Theater Only for Men?
by Ben Potter A quick search of our homepage will reveal that a copious amount of ink has already been
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Etruscan Art: Not Just a Transition
By Ben Potter, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom Many folks see the Etruscan civilization as merely a segue, a follow up
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